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Gonzalez Homers As Dodgers Rout Padres To Clinch NL Home Field


He yielded four runs on four hits. They are The Padres are 70-88, but they have played their best baseball in the second half. Yu Darvish threw seven sharp innings, and Logan Forsythe and Austin Barnes delivered offensively as the National League West champion Los Angeles Dodgers won their 100th game of the year, beating the San Diego Padres 9-3 on Monday. Read More »

Manchester City lead race for Jack Harrison


He chose to try his luck in the USA, and has been a revelation ever since for New York's latest MLS club. While there's still a fairly large gap between the standards of the Premier League and MLS, it would be intriguing to see how Harrison fares at a higher level given the performances he's put in. Read More »

KPMG Set To Face A Grilling In Parliament

The University of Witwatersrand (Wits) has become the latest client to drop KPMG as their auditor. She also vowed to fully cooperate with the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditor (IRBA) in its inquiry into KPMG's conduct in handling the SA Revenue Service's (SARS) so-called "rogue unit" report. Read More »

PETA wants Red Wings to modify octopus tradition


Athanasiou scored 18 goals and added 11 assists in 64 games with the Red Wings last season, less goals than Brown and the same amount of points as Anderson. The Red Wings are now projected to $0 in cap space for this season, according to CapFriendly. All fans in attendance will receive a commemorative rally towel as well as a canvas print commemorating opening night. Read More »

What Yankees need to do to beat Indians in ALDS


By this time next week, it will be down to the final two in the both leagues and once again the odds to win the 2017 World Series will shift. Cleveland ace Corey Kluber tossed a complete game allowing just one run in Gray's first start with NY. Read More »

Syria 1 Australia 1


Seemingly wary of the underdogs' desperation to cause a shock, Australia handled the early stages very well, as they took few risks and concentrated on nullifying their hosts. But Syria were looking risky and Khribin had a shot blocked by Leckie, before Soma headed a good chance over and was then denied an nearly certain goal by Degenek's last-ditch lunge. Read More »

Daniel Riccardo may be leaving Red Bull


While the Dutch 20-year-old and his Australian team mate Daniel Ricciardo are not championship contenders, they could yet be kingmakers. "And that is worrisome", team boss Toto Wolff said after Hamilton finished second without ever challenging Verstappen . Read More »

Nick Kyrgios' caring gesture for Puerto Rico hurricane victims


The 22-year-old Australian initially said he would give $10 for each ace towards emergency relief on the USA island following Hurricane Maria, which hit two weeks ago leaving more than 30 people dead and thousands homeless. Puig initiated fundraising efforts on social media after Hurricane Maria devastated her native Puerto Rico and Kyrgios has been actively championing the cause. Read More »

Tony Ferguson Says Kevin Lee is Trying to Be Something He's Not


The victor of the bout will be in line to face Conor McGregor , the current UFC lightweight champion, in a unification match to prove who is the king of the 155-pound division. Ferguson, 33, just might be the most deserving fighter of a real title shot that UFC employs at the moment. Now, multiple fighters are calling McGregor out, such as Nate Diaz. Read More »

Brazil police arrest Rio Olympic committee chief in vote-buying scam


Rio 2016 president Carlos Nuzman arrested in Leblon. The officers also arrested the Rio 2016 committee's chief operating officer Leonardo Gryner, according to an AFP photographer. Nuzman - the chief of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, or Comitê Olímpico do Brasil - is suspected of bribing worldwide Olympic officials in exchange for votes to secure Rio's 2016 games. Read More »

Upsets aside, World Series should have an ex-Tiger or two involved


They're more than capable of playing better than us this time. Sabathia starting Game Two over Masahiro Tanaka seems to be based on home-road splits (and overall performance). The Yankees have one of the best farm systems in baseball. From there, the board spreads out to the teams with Division Series home-field advantage, the Houston Astros (+500) and Washington Nationals (+700), followed by the Boston Red Sox (+800) and defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs (+800). Read More »

Aaron Ramsey pinpoints why Alexandre Lacazette will be a success at Arsenal


Lacazette claims he was lured to Emirates Stadium by the quality already at the club, with Sanchez seen an important figure despite his desire to secure a switch of his own. The post Lacazette: I Will Not Score The Goals I Scored In Lyon appeared first on . The Arsenal ace went on to state that he was always emabarrassed when, as a young boy, his team would trounce opponents by a hefty scoreline and how he would get extremely upset if his side ended up on the wrong side of a ... Read More »

Gareth Bale ruled out of Wales' final World Cup qualifiers


Their record without Bale does not make pretty reading - Wales have not won any of their last 10 games when the 28-year-old has been absent - but midfielder Edwards believes the leaders in the squad have to stand up. Bale is undoubtedly a world-class player, one who is head and shoulders above anyone that Ireland possesses in terms of quality - the absence of his ability to create something out of nothing is a huge coup for Ireland and it's also damaging to Wales . Read More »

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho: The Special One title is bull


Lindelof arrived at United in the summer with a big reputation after impressing for Benfica but has been limited to just four appearances this season. 'He has a very specific position on the pitch and I was saying he needs time, he needs time and he will be given time but also opportunities. Besides, Valencia's involvement with the Ecuador national team sees him travelling long distances during the course of the campaign which adds to his workload. Read More »

Jose Mourinho gets street named after him — HEART STEALER


Manchester United are now on top of the group after beating Basel 3-1 and CSKA 4-0. United couldn't have asked for a much better start to the season. They now sit second, a point behind France in Group A of the European qualifying section. Manchester United once again strike fear into opponents when they see them on the schedule. Read More »

Cubs' Hendricks to start Game 1 of NLDS against Nationals

Arrieta will take the mound for Game 4 of the NLDS against Washington , if it's necessary, according to manager Joe Maddon , Jesse Rogers of reports. Because the velocity is better now. "You talk to a lot of different pitching coaches, a lot of different managers, even some GMs that I've spoken with, he's their favorite, I think probably because of the style of his pitching". Read More »

John Stones: Sky's the limit for Harry Kane


Hello everyone I am Danial Kennedy and you join us on a crucial night for England's hopes for qualifying next summer's World Cup, as a win over Slovenia tonight will secure their place in Russian Federation. "We really enjoy working with him and I've known him a long time. He helped me in the recovery from the injury earlier this year, with certain foods I was eating". Read More »

Steven Tyler downplays health fears after cancelling tour dates


Many are probably taking to WebMd to come up with possible options, that Tyler may or may not ever choose to confirm nor deny. The cancellation announcement was made last week on Tyler's Facebook page, where he ensured fans that he will return to the stage and that he was "not in a life-threatening condition, but I need to deal with this right away". Read More »

Usmanov releases statement over Arsenal shares


Quite the opposite is true. Kroenke , who also owns the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche and Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer, would potentially be in a position to buy up the remaining shares should Usmanov accept his offer of £28,000 per share, making Arsenal a private business. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez wanted by PSG on free, Edinson Cavani could leave


Sanchez was reportedly close to joining Manchester City on deadline day this summer, but a deal was never completed as the Gunners could not source a replacement in time. PSG is required to seek additional capital to cover last summer's gross spending worth EUR222 million used to recruit Neymar as well as prospect to make Kylian Mbappe permanent amounting to $180 million in next summer. Read More »

Gray to start Game 1 against Indians, Sabathia for Game 2


Now that the Major League Baseball regular season is over and the postseason field has been set, Bovada has put together World Series odds for the 10 postseason clubs . In the ALDS, the Houston Astros are a -165 favorite in their series against the Boston Red Sox (+135). The 37-year-old Sabathia went 14-5 with a 3.69 ERA this season. Read More »

Marleau cranks up Leafs offence


Winger Patrick Marleau was the Leafs' most notable off-season acquisition, and the 20-year National Hockey League veteran wasted no time in his debut with Toronto to show Buds fans why he was so beloved in San Jose: after taking a slick backhanded saucer pass from centre Auston Matthews inside the Jets' blueline, Marleau drove to the net and deftly stickhandled the puck in close until goalie Steve Mason had no chance to stop him, then quickly tapped it into the net for his first as a Leaf ... Read More »

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue says friends shot in Las Vegas tragedy

Cavaliers recently acquired small forward Jae Crowder will take Love's spot at power forward. Now, the Cavs are looking to get back on top by acquiring the services of stars Derrick Rose , Dwayne Wade and Isaiah Thomas . Although Coach Lue has stated that he doesn't want LeBron James to do any unnecessary damage to the slightly injured left ankle of King James , there is still a few days till the National Basketball Association preseason starts for the Cleveland Cavaliers which ... Read More »

Kolkata to host opening Test against Sri Lanka


This is a new team so some of them were playing him for the first time. Still I have got out six [nine] times to him. He is a great bowler with 400 Test wickets to his name. "We all know Pakistan are a very good team". This would be the third full Test series the allrounder has missed in the last 12 months. "I think it was a team decision and I back it", he said. Read More »

Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag reveals why Australians prevented sledging


Kapil Dev was an absolute champion. Sehwag also praised his Delhi mate for being fit and revealed that Nehra scored nearly at par with captain Virat Kohli in the "Yo-Yo" endurance test. "He is a champion player and knowing his capabilities, he'll soon score a big hundred for his team." he added. Speaking about the series that came to a conclusion on Sunday in the fifth and final ODI, where Aussies were beaten easily as India completed the chase of a not so reasonable target of 243 runs Sehwag ... Read More »

WNBA Finals: MVP Sylvia Fowles leads Lynx to fourth championship


The Los Angeles Sparks and Minnesota Lynx are preparing for their second WNBA Finals Game 5 in as many seasons. Los Angeles would get no closer , as Minnesota made its last four free throws to produce the final margin. Minnesota has now won titles in 2011, 2013 and 2015 and 2017. Most notably the Finals win gave basketball fans another glimpse at arguably the least appreciated dynasty in sports. Read More »

Miami game could be impacted again by potential tropical storm


The storm, which now is named Tropical Depression 16 but is expected to be upgraded to Tropical Storm Nate this afternoon, is expected to hit Nicaragua and Honduras over the next 24 hours and then move into the Gulf of Mexico. That game, however, could still be played later this season. Here is the projected path of the storm. Depending on how the storm develops, it could begin impacting the panhandle this weekend. Read More »

Verlander to start ALDS Game 1 for Astros

Boston fans know better than anybody that a tragedy can galvanize a community and its baseball team . The Astros also weren't particularly great against lefties in general down the stretch, batting just.259 (ninth in the AL) against southpaws in September. Read More »